Recently, in a article published by the University of Michigan Medicine they have mentioned the advances made with heart disease. This includes: Repairing hearts without surgery, cancer treatment and heart disease, postpartum cardiomyopathy, and more. These topics listed are just a few of the topics listed in the article. They provide wonderful insight and definition of what they are trying to do to help with the prevention, and monitoring of heart disease. Becoming knowledgable is the first step in the right direction. By knowing what cardiovascular disease actually is, you can determine the best way to help decrease your chances of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, yet the most preventable. You can become knowledgeable, exercise daily, and eat nutrimental foods. However, putting all of these into action is the real struggle. There are people that realize this, but even knowing the high risk, people still refuse to change their unhealthy habits. Heart disease starts with you. Evaluate yourself, and determine what is best for you.